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The FISK Teachers' Agencies
EVERETT O. FISK & CO., Proprietors
120 Boylston Street, Boston, Mass.
225 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y.
402 Dillaye Bldg., Syracuse, N. Y.
549 Union Arcade, Pittsburgh, Pa.
1420 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa.
809 Title Bldg., Birmingham, Ala.
28 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, Ill.
1020 McGee St., Kansas City, Mo.
604 Journal Building, Portland, Ore.
2161 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, Cal.
510 Spring Street, Los Angeles, Cal.

Estimates
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27-29 Columbia St,

Albany, N.Y.

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High School, Grade, Rural, Commercial, Manual Training, Domestic Science, Principals wanted for September. Free registration. Contracts waiting. We always have vacancies. Write to-day.

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THE
HE route that for nearly 40 years has led the

members of our big family to bigger opportunities.
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Hundreds of attractive positions come to us and we need good candidates to fill them. Why not you?

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ALBERT TEACHERS' AGENCY 437 Fifth Avenue

Dept. A.

New York City
Chicago
Denver

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We Place You in the Better Positions

Our Reputation is National

Our Service is Unexcelled

ROCKY MT TEACHERS

AGENCY
410 U.S.NAT BANK BLDG, DENVER.COLO.
WM. RUFFER, Ph.D., Manager

Branch Offices:
Portland, Oregon, N. W. Bank Bldg.
Minneapolis, Minn., Lumber Exchange
Kansas City, Mo., Rialto Building

FREE REGISTRATION to normal and college graduates. WRITE US NOW for enrollment blank and booklet, "How to Apply" with Laws of Certification.

TEACHERS WANTED

FOR SCHOOLS

AND COLLEGES
EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR
NATIONAL TEACHERS AGENCY, Inc.,

D. H. COOK, Gen. Manager

Home Office: Philadelphia, Pa. Branch Offices: Pittsburgh, Pa.; Indianapolis, Ind.; Syracuse, N. Y.; Northampton, Mass.

No charge to employers—No charge to candidates till elected.

Positions waiting—Correspondence confidential.

Through the PALMER METHOD PENMANSHIP SUMMER SCHOOLS, Supervisors of Penmanship can greatly increase their Efficiency and frequently their Salaries. The Most Successful Penmanship Supervisors were trained in these schools. In Five Weeks' Fascinating Study and Practice of the Mechanics and Pedagogy of Palmer Method Handwriting in the PALMER METHOD SUMMER SCHOOLS, grade teachers can learn how to transform the too often dreary writing lesson into the most joyful period of the day, and make handwriting a vitalizing educational power in correlation with all other school subjects. Superintendents and Principals attend these schools and the Enrolment is National.

For catalogs of the THREE PALMER PENMANSHIP SUMMER SCHOOLS write New York City School—The A. N. Palmer Company, 55 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. Boulder, Colorado, School—The A. N. Palmer Company, 2128 Calumet Ave., Chicago, Ill.

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, School_Cedar Rapids Business College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

EMPIRE TEACHERS' Agency, Inc. 321-323 University Block SYRACUSE, N. Y.

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ESTABLISHED TWENTY-ONE YEARS We are constantly in touch with the best and highest salaried schools in the East and often advance salaries thirty to fifty per cent. Send for free registration blank.

MAY ONDERDONK, Mgr.

L. C. MacMILLAN, Pres.

NOTICE

KELLOGG'S AGENCY at 31 Union Square, New York, established 30 years, is headquarters for eastern positions in high schools, private

schools, grades and special work. A steady all year demand for young women and unmarried men. Positions waiting for teachers now. Write a complete letter about yourself without delay. No charge for registration.

TEACHERS' AGENCY

SCHERMERHORN

366 Fifth Avenue, New York

CHARLES W. MULFORD, Prop.

-Branch Offices: 1836 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, O. Established 1855

406 Union Trust Bldg., Pittsburgh, Pa. Services free to school officials. A superior agency for superior people. We register only reliable candidates.

Interstate Teachers Agency

500 Duffy-Powers Building,

Rochester, N. Y. An agency noted for personal service. An agency that recommends.

T. H. ARMSTRONG, Proprietor

An Announcement

In order to obtain larger and more adequate
offices we shall be located in the Spencer Trask
Building, 74 Chapel St., Albany, N. Y., after
May 1st. We respectfully solicit the continued
patronage of both teachers and schools.

ALBANY TEACHERS AGENCY, INC.

The American Examination and Review Book

PAGE.

for

common

REVISED SECOND EDITION Written and compiled by HORATIO M. POLLOCK, Ph. D., (Leipzig), formerly senior examiner of the New York State Civil Service Commission, and' GEORGE C.

ROWELL, Ph. B., (Union), former editor American Education. Prepares Candidates Seeking Regents' and Teachers' Certifi

cates, and Positions in the State and National Civil Service in ARITHMETIC, GRAMMAR, GEOGRAPHY, SPELLING

The QUESTIONS have been carefully selected and the ANSWERS are complete and authentic. Besides the Questions and Answers there are chapters giving detailed information on the following subjects: How to prepare for an examination; How to take an examination; How to prepare an examination; How to rate an examination; Rules for marking, examination papers; Requirements for Civil Service positions and schemes of examinations; Specimen examination papers; Directions for rapid computation; Computation tests.

TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION

Europe .

168 1

Asia .. How to prepare for an examination.

178 Africa.

184 How to take an examination...

6 Oceanica. How to prepare an examination.

188 9

New York State. How to rate examinations...

189 Rules

marking examination ARITHMETICpapers

10

Fundamental rules, least common Rules for marking spelling:

10

multiple and greatest Rules for marking copying from

divisor.

198 plain, copy

11
Fractions,

203 Rules for marking copying from Decimals and U. S. money.

214 rough draft ..

12
Measures and measurements.

221 Rules for marking penmanship..

13
Accounting and review...

247 Rules for marking letterwriting. 14

Percentage, discount and interest... 258 Rules for marking arithmetic.. 14

Miscellaneous

301 SPELLING

Advanced arithmetic, square and Grade 1.. 17 cube root, measuration..

322 Grade II

28
Metric system ..

328 GRAMMAR

REQUIREMENTS FOR CIVIL SER

VICE POSITIONS AND SCHEMES Questions and answers...

34

OF EXAMINATIONS. ...333-361 Selections for parsing.

94 GEOGRAPHY

DIRECTIONS FOR RAPID COMPU

364 103 Physical

115 COMPUTATION TESTSCommercial 135 Addition

365 North America . 145 Multiplication.

370 United States .. 149 Division ..

371 South America 163 Miscellaneous

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Price $1.50 Postpaid The Book and American Education for one year, $2.50

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